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. they bring christian enthusiasm to the high school football field igniting a debate over religion in public schools. find out what a judge had to say about this. >>> later in this half-hour, a special edition of "insomniac theater," director of the smash movie "smash" here with us live to talk about the film just about to open and getting amazing reviews, even some oscar buzz. it rocked the house at sundance. and director is here to give us all the scoop on that. looks really, really good. and very real as well. so, we'll have him here at the desk in a few minutes. >>> first more turbulence for american airlines as the carrier cancels dozens of flights over a safety issue. >> american now says it knows what caused the locking mechanisms to fail and seats to become unhinged. now the problem has to be fixed. here is abc's jim avila. >> reporter: american has grounded half its fleet of 757s, its domestic long-range workhorse taken out of service for a second round of faa monitored fixes to prevent passenger seats from becoming dislodged in the air. in one case they even fell over backwards. th
they showed no mercy. >> absolutely not. >>> mixing religion, high skool sports and enthusiasm of cheerleaders how it led to a legal dispute. you are watching "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist. there's a range o
, freedom of religion. our belief is that there should be a separation of church and state that you eluded to. there should be no government intrusion into the pulpit at all. in 194 54, that changed, taking away 166 years of pulpit freedom. we've been trying to restore that and see the johnson amendment taken to court and be unconstitutional based on the first amendment. in hopes of seeing a court case so that the johnson amendment can officially be thrown out and pastors can, once again, have their first amendment rights back. >> will you endorse a candidate during your sermon this sunday? >> i plan on doing exactly that. what we're saying is that's the freedom of the pastor. fes taes up to them. that's a receipt that we v we're simply saying we're trying to reclaim what was lost. 501-c, only one category has a speech restriction put on it, 501-c-3, which happens to be churches. lyndol banes johnson his aide would acknowledge that they never had churches in mind. they were aimed at two businessmen that had 501-c-3s. it swept in churches and they didn't intend for it to apply to churches.
superintendent banned the banners because he got a complaint from freedom from religion, the group out of washington who said this clearly violates the separation of church and state. here's somebody else who opposes those banners. listen. >> the school can't support one religion over another, and you can't have bible scriptures by cheerleaders at an official school game. >> reporter: yeah, well now a state court has temporarily lifted the ban on the banners after a group promoting religious freedom agreed to represent the cheerleaders and the football players and, of course, the attorney general who's a republican in texas all weighed in backing the cheerleaders. so now the final court decision will come this week, and it all kind of comes down to whether or not these banners are being endorsed by the school or whether they are the personal beliefs of the cheerleaders, though we looked back, and cases like this have lost like in georgia and a 2000 supreme court decision which said kids cannot go on the intercom and say prayerses before the games start. so right now weighing a little b
according to our religion but you know, growing up in a very strict irish catholic family, i was raised to believe that our goal in life is to do good things and get to heaven. so i thought early on i would become a nun because it would ensure my, you know, straight go to heaven pass, and my mom was a hairdresser when i was younger and she used to do hair for the convent, and when she brought me over there one day, the nuns asked me what i wanted to be when i grew up. i said a nun and a mom, and they said oh, that's not possible, and i immediately tapped out of that and decided to be wonder woman instead. that was my goal. >> so how long did the nun thing really last in reality? >> it lasted about three or four years. >> really? >> i did mass in my house, literally, let your spirit come upon these gifts to make them holy so they can become the body and blood of our lord jesus christ. before he was given up to death -- i mean -- >> you never sounded sexier to me as an irish catholic boy. >> i loved performing so that's the only script i really knew and i played the priest, i was the nun,
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religion research institute found a majority of advocates of abortion rights favor president obama. now, opponents of abortion rights, they go with romney, 74%. now, the two candidates are diametrically opposed. romney would end funding to planned parenthood, he'd be against mandatory contraception coverage, and said he'd overturn roe v. wade, but at one point he wanted the opposite. >> i believe that since roe v. wade has been the law for 20 years, that we should sustain and support it. >> i have supported the roe v. wade. i am pro-choice. my opponent is multiple choice. >> well, the president has consistently supported roe v. wade. he told a student town hall just that in 2004. >> it's not our position to impose on that woman something that has to do with her body. it's her body essentially that is at stake. >> the president has faced criticism. his plan to require religious employers to offer contraception came under fire, and before that in order to get the health care reform bill passed, he agreed to ban federal funds for abortion except in certain cases. now, to blunt the hangover
that was normal for him to do. before the split even happened. >> i would hate to think he would pick the religion over his daughter. that would seem kind of crazy. >>> also stephen colbert sat down with oprah winfrey, "oprah's next chapter." kind of gave a somber interview. i love his show. i didn't know the personal details of his upbringing. he at the age of 10 years old lost his father and two older brothers when they all died in a plane crash in north carolina in 1974. he goes on to tell oprah he didn't grieve until he got to college. as a college frshman, he lost 50 pounds that year. just couldn't deal with it at the time. just 10 years old. when this happened. didn't deal with it until years later. and went through, i didn't know how to grieve. finally, it did hit him. he was able to deal with it. he has a book coming out the reason he gave the interview. very different side of colbert than the guy right there that we are used to seeing. every night. a very fascinating interview with him, so check that out, and the book. >> serious side to him. i am a big fan of him. even though he made fun
from a group called freedom from religion. lawyers for the cheerleaders argued that it violates their freedom to express their religion. the judge allows the banners for two weeks while he makes a final decision. martha: fox news alert. president obama is about to address the my jobs numbers. that will happen minutes from now during a campaign stop in the swing state of virginia where we expect to see him moments from now. this as new questions arise about that number. some people are questioning the accuracy of the 7.8% number that came in for the month of september. joined now by steve moore, a senior economic writer at the "wall street journal" and matt mccall the president of the penn financial group. good to have you with us this morning. let's take a look at some of the numbers. one of the numbers revealed in this economic report is this one, 114,000 new jobs were added in the month of september. some folks are questioning how you get from a to b with that 7.81% number. let me put one more number up here which may give some background information on this. employed part tim
[inaudible] than religion, sexual preference, it's something that goes to the very [inaudible] you say you bought that? sixty minutes on the career at cbs. walt tear cron cite and journalism today. sunday at 8 on c-span q & a. >>> i have all the channels, 1992 senate plus author book review speeches, those kinds of things. if i know a bill is coming up on the floor of the house, i watch, you know, which channel i want to see.%h because i have them all. as a book review or someone i'm going to watch that. when i want to find out something that has that's going to be one of the places i look. i'm a public broadcasting fan. i watch the channels. out of a couple of hundred channels i probably have five to ten of the most he watches c-span on direct tv. created by the american cable company in 1979. brought to you as a public service by your television provider. middle income families would pay about $2,000 more in taxes next year if the so called fiscal cliff is allowed to happen in january. bush era tax cuts and the payroll tax holiday are scheduled to end. economist discuss the issue today.
and democrats are a bit depressed. >> i know he doesn't believe in his religion, any kind of intoxicants or obviously, or any kind of caffeine. he was the mormon equivalent of ca caffeinated on the. he was up and gung-how. he relished the occasion. obama was like, is this freaking thing over yet? >> i think he reported he ordered from the cheesecake factory. lots of sugar. so that might have been it. he did a lot of things well. i think the most important thing in terms of impacting with race is he revved up the base without a doubt. >> and even the tenth amendment stuff. >> you can go to any conservative in the country and they're saying, not just because he won but he hit a lot of their buttons and simultaneously in style and as you substance appealed to disinterested voters and he needs to rally the base but he needs -- >> governor romney was able to talk about examples of people he talked to over and over again. i met this guy here and this person there. i know it was -- i think it probably worked. >> you know what, chris? i sort of disagree with you. i think what we saw was one cand
, more probing than politics, religion, preference. it is just something that goes to the very soul. you bought that? r >> c-span gives a great inside look to what's happening in washington. whenever that happens, it will always come back to you and changes your view because it's different than regular media because it's very objective and it shows a lot of what is real and what is going on. i watched hearings on c-span and when the senate and house both on different bills, we watched them from the office and also come on the supreme court has hearings, we watched decisions and opinions. >> and a senate reelection bid this year, new jersey democrat, bob menendez faces a challenge from state senator joe kyrillos. the two met tonight at montclair state university. this comes from us, courtesy of transport. step two we welcome you to the first debate between the first two major candidates for the u.s. senate. u.s. senator bob menendez, democratic incumbent and his republican challenger, state senator joe kyrillos. questioning tonight, alfred doblin, the editorial editor of "the record and
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